- Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
- Reference: orbis/TP/672/31204
- Published: Wed 08/03/2023, 0:00 AM
- Closing on: Wed 05/04/2023, 0:00 AM
- Working Pattern: Full Time
- Hours: 37
- Salary: £35,411 - £38,296
- DBS Check: No
- Location: Hove town Hall
Electric Vehicle Strategy Manager
‘Do you have a talent for project management?’ ‘Are you keen to help the City achieve its carbon neutrality status?’ ‘Do you enjoy varied working environments including on the public highway?
Parking Services has an essential role in the Councils commitment to become carbon neutral by 2030. This is a vital position in delivering an effective electric vehicle charging service to the city’s residents, visitors and businesses. You will be joining a team who already have been successful in being awarded over £1m of funding for electric vehicle charging points and have successfully installed 100’s of electric charging points.
About the role
This is a brand-new role, initially funded by central government’s LEVI fund. Training and support will be given to the successful candidate. More information can be found here Apply for Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) funding - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
You will use your project management skills to deliver a programme of electric vehicle charging point installations. You will use your ability to understand and implement technical specifications and understanding of civil works on the public highway. This is to ensure we are compliant with regulations and aligned with the aspirations local political and national strategy.
You will regularly use your excellent communication skills to
- promote benefits of the project to the public, including at public meetings.
- write reports and deliver presentations.
- consult with a wide range users or future users.
- work with contractors to deliver the installation of charging points.
- connect with external partners such as neighbouring authorities, external stakeholders and grant providers.
- Coordinate works with charge point operators and UK Power Network.
- Internal stakeholders such as elected members and transport officers.
With a keen eye for detail and good understanding of how the power network operates, you will be able to work independently and flexibility with a problem solving and focused on delivery approach to work.
This is a permanent position.
Interview date week commencing 17th April 2023
For an informal discussion please contact Paul Nicholls, Parking Strategy & Contracts Manager Paul.firstname.lastname@example.org (away from office 14th -27th March)
or Sarah Bussey, Contracts Manager Sarah.email@example.com
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).